509105. Industrial Pollution Control
Teaching scheme Examination Scheme
Lecture: - 3h/week Theory: - 100 Marks
Air pollutants, dynamics, plume behavior, dispersion of air pollutants, dynamics, plume
behavior, dispersion of air pollutants, atmospheric dispersion equation and its solutions,
Gaussian plume models.
Design concepts for pollution abatement systems for particulates and gases. These include
gravity chambers, cyclone separators, filters, electrostatic precipitators, condensation, adsorption
and absorption, thermal oxidation and biological processes.
Waster water treatment processes: Design concepts for primary treatment, grid chambers and
primary sedimentation basins, biological treatment
Bacterial population dynamics, kinetics of biological growth and its applications to biological
treatment, process design relationships and analysis, determination of kinetic coefficients,
activated sludge process.
Design, trickling filter design considerations, advanced treatment processes.
Study of environment pollution from process industries and their abatement. Fertilizer, paper
and pulp, inorganic acids, petroleum and petrochemicals, recovery of materials from process
Solid waste and Hazardous waster management: Sanitary land fill design, Hazardous waste
classification and rules, management strategies. Treatment methods – component separation,
chemical and biological treatment, incineration, solidification and stabilization, and disposal
1. C. S. Rao Environmental pollution control engineering, 2nd edition
2. S.P. Mahajan Pollution control in process industries .
3.N.L.Nemerow, “Liquid waste of industry- theories, Practices and Treatment”, Addison
Wesley, New York, 1971.
4. W.J.Weber, “Physico-Chemical Processes for water quality control”, Wiley Interscience,.
New York, 1969.
5. W.Strauss, “Industrial gas cleaning”, Pergamon, London, 1975.
6. A.C.Stern, “Air pollution”, Volumes I to VI, academic Press, New York, 1968.
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